banana nut cake

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sheri Mullins
from Midland, TX

I made this cake for cake balls at a wedding rehearsal. They were a big hit!

★★★★★ 1 Review
prep time 15 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For banana nut cake

  • CAKE
  • 2 1/4 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    solid vegetabble shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    bananas, mashed, ripe (3 bananas)
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 1/4 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
    buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)
  • FROSTING
  • 1 c
    bananas, mashed, ripe (2 bananas)
  • 3 Tbsp
    butter, softened
  • 2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped (optional)
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How To Make banana nut cake

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 degrees; spray 3 9-inch cake pans with Pam.
  • 2
    Cream sugar and shortening together with mixer.
  • 3
    Add mashed banans, eggs and vanilla; mix well.
  • 4
    In small bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder and baking soda.
  • 5
    Add dry ingredients to banana mixture alternately with buttermilk. Beat 3 minutes on medium.
  • 6
    Stir in pecans; pour batter into pans. Bake 30 minutes
  • 7
    FROSTING: Beat together bananas, butter and powdered sugar. Add additional powdered sugar if needed to achieve spreading consistency. Stir in pecans.
  • 8
    Spread frosting making a triple layer cake.

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